Tuesday, February 19, 2013

This Blog Has Moved!

I have moved this blog to Daphne's Haiku and Other Small Stones so that all four (I know it is absurd) of my blogs are now on WordPress.  Thanks for following me there and changing your bookmarks, etc.

Monday, February 18, 2013

February 18, 2013

three crows
in conversation
fragrant Sweet box

practicing guitar
a book’s interior
reading and

Sunday, February 17, 2013

February 17, 2013

starless night
walking barefoot
to the hot tub

playing guitar
learning scales
trying to play chords
finishing Les Miserables
an afternoon nap

Saturday, February 16, 2013

February 16, 2013

still and moving
layers of clouds
wind chimes 

the last strings
of outdoor lights
taken down
first snowdrop blooms
a caterpillar stops by

Friday, February 15, 2013

February 15, 2013

across a solitary fir
spider webs glisten

therapy appointment
haircut and errands
first guitar lesson
student turns teacher
warm sunny day

February 14, 2013

a hint of yellow
daffodil buds
a squirrel on the fence

last day
before mid-winter break
vet visit between
tutoring sessions
sprained paw

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

February 13, 2013

dresser drawers
a crow caws

early morning
vet visit
cat has a dental
tutoring, teaching,
and therapy

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

February 12, 2013

walking barefoot
in dew-drenched grass
a cyclamen

marking papers
cataloguing books
a nap in my recliner
more students
winds picking up

Monday, February 11, 2013

February 11, 2013

by conifers
a woodpecker

writing e-mails
reading more of
Les Miserables
dental check-up
friend’s visit

Sunday, February 10, 2013

February 10, 2013

fresh bark
around the hellebore
the dogs dig

new song
on my guitar
napping and reading
with two cats

Saturday, February 9, 2013

February 9, 2013

one string at a time
winter lights
coming down

two songs
on my guitar
reading Les Miserables
vet visit

Friday, February 8, 2013

February 8, 2013

clouds hiking
across the sky
the dogs chase

therapy appointment
lunch with a friend
tuning my guitar
playing my first song
Twinkle, Twinkle

Thursday, February 7, 2013

February 7, 2013

the sun
in my eyes
morning shower

fifteen books
trying to tune
my new guitar
tutoring four students

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

February 6, 2013

nearly in bloom
the first snow drops
strong winds

my bridge class

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

February 5, 2013

tickle my ear
hot tub soak

busy morning
working with
books and students
sun alternating
with rain

Monday, February 4, 2013

February 4, 2013

from the hot tub
a slug

my hot tub and sauna
household chores
Les Miserables

Sunday, February 3, 2013

February 3, 2013

in the cheese
a pill

reading the book
Les Miserables
while listening
to Les Miserables
the musical

Saturday, February 2, 2013

February 2, 2013

orange-red sky
an airplane trail
swirling toward the firs

writing a blurb
for the back cover
of my haiku book
seeing the movie
Les Miserables

Friday, February 1, 2013

February 1, 2013

hanging the towel
next to a spider
an orange mist

therapy appointment
phone conference
with my publisher
tutoring session
a sunny day

Thursday, January 31, 2013

January 31, 2013

a mug of hot tea
the dogs race
through the yard

the work week ends
after tutoring
and errands
marking papers
and more tutoring

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

January 30, 2013

through the trees
surround sound

helping students
with geometry
and bridge
publisher conference

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

January 29, 2013

cutting back
the fuchsia
misty rain

day off
from Student Link
household chores
relaxing and reading
afternoon tutoring

Monday, January 28, 2013

January 28, 2013

three dogs
making mud trails
winter rains

my second novel
to the publisher
tutoring chemistry
drizzly day

Sunday, January 27, 2013

January 27, 2013

above the firs
the clouds part
a full moon

my novel
in the recliner

Saturday, January 26, 2013

January 26, 2013

a slug
on the rubber duck
morning shower

my second novel
sitting in my recliner
a new novel

Friday, January 25, 2013

January 25, 2013

drifting clouds
in the distance
a crow caws

therapy appointment
reading the book
unwinding from
a long week

Thursday, January 24, 2013

January 24, 2013

from the hot tub
crocus sprouts

morning and afternoon
running errands
reading Divergent
pouring rain

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

January 23, 2013

steam rising
into the fog
a bird chirps

and teaching
my book file
finally uploads
the vet visit

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

January 22, 2013

reappearing through the fog
a flock of birds

trying to send
my book file
finishing one book
more tutoring

Monday, January 21, 2013

January 21, 2013

thick fog
the ravine

text file for
my book of haiku
sent off 
reading a book
a quilt top pieced

Sunday, January 20, 2013

January 20, 2013

a new tag
for the license plate
crows cawing

cropping photos
of the drawings
for my book
making text changes
writing the dedication

Saturday, January 19, 2013

January 19, 2013

fog drifts in
the outdoor light
turns on

revising haiku
working on
reading a
new book

Friday, January 18, 2013

January 18, 2013

scooping litter
a flock of robins
on the lawn

phone conference
with my publisher
a long week ends

Thursday, January 17, 2013

January 17, 2013

the dog peaking
over the hot tub’s edge
a bird cry

helping students
running errands
more students
a new book
the weather warms

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

January 16, 2013

the cat and I
a pair of hummingbirds

tutoring at
Student Link
teaching bridge
at the Senior Center
the ice starts melting

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

January 15, 2013

ice on the pond
the dogs looks
for open water

and proctoring
math tests
learning about

Monday, January 14, 2013

January 14, 2013

a robin
on the fence
a frozen bird bath

laying out
my haiku book
dogs to the groomers
reading The Book Seller
a very cold day

Sunday, January 13, 2013

January 13, 2013

orange and grey stripes
across the morning sky
frosty lawn

sewing binding
then finishing
two small quilts
finishing one book
starting another

Saturday, January 12, 2013

January 12, 2013

a spider
walking up the wall
ice on the soap

two quilts
quilted and squared
with Calliope’s help
a few internet games
reading The Stockholm Octavo

Friday, January 11, 2013

January 11, 2013

on the hot tub lid
Jupiter’s light

therapy appointment
lunch with a friend
belated birthday
lots of errands
a cold day

Thursday, January 10, 2013

January 10, 2013

across the lawn
a sunny day

trying to remember
calculus integrals
temperatures drop
brief snow flurries

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

January 9, 2013

lights swaying
in the high winds
rain covers the window

tutoring math
teaching bridge
therapy appointment
vet visit
nearly 2.5” of rain

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

January 8, 2013

a branch
on the gate
trees swaying

at Student Link
and at home
new ironing table

Monday, January 7, 2013

January 7, 2013

in my face
hot tub soak

midway through
another quilt top
and another book
high winds
wind chimes dancing

Sunday, January 6, 2013

January 6, 2013

the bubbling
pond fountain
a chickadee hops past

another quilt top
one student tutored
a good book

Saturday, January 5, 2013

January 5, 2013

in the sauna
the cat licks my fingers

half a quilt top
a novel
cats in my lap

Friday, January 4, 2013

January 4, 2013

on the hot tub lid
a jet stream

cold sunny day
at the computer

Thursday, January 3, 2013

January 3, 2013

strikes the fence
dogs bark

on the walkway
morning and 

Wednesday, January 2, 2013

January 2, 2013

clean sheets
on my bed
a fur ball

on the walkways
school resumes
students sliding
bridge class and therapy

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

January 1, 2013

a blue band
between the clouds
the new year

two quilt tops
taking down
some of the
holiday things